Using a hands-on approach, this text bridges the difference between understanding bankruptcy concepts and applying them with confidence.Â Broad coverage includes bankruptcy law, debt creation, secured transactions, the law of liens, and debt collection. The Fourth Edition of TheÂ ABCs of Debt: A Case Study Approach to Debtor/Creditor Relations and Bankruptcy Law has been substantively revised to enable more efficient andÂ focused instruction and to make it easier to cover the material in a single semester. Major new features for this edition include Highlighted CasesÂ followed by Real-Life Application Exercises, Key Concepts that now appear at the beginning of each chapter, and Entertaining Information Box feature.
Major new features for this edition include:
Substantive revision to enable more efficient and focused instruction and to make it easier to cover the material in a single
Forms for the three bankruptcy case studies comply with theÂ important December 2015 amendments and dollar amounts for
Bankruptcy Code provisions subject to the triennial dollarÂ adjustment mandate of Â§104 revised as of April 1, 2016.
Updates include discussion of every bankruptcy decision of theÂ U.S. Supreme Court announced since the last edition: Bank of
America, N.A., v. Caulkett; Law v. Siegel; Harris v. Viegelahn;Â Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison, and Wellness
International Network, Ltd., v. Sharif ; Husky Int'l Electronics,Â Inc. v. Ritz
Numerous citations of new lower court decisions resulting from the 2005 BAPCPA amendments to the bankruptcy code
A primer on how the 2007-08 financial crisis continues to shape today's economy.
Imagine a World where one minute you are in the jungles of Belize and the next you are in the harsh environment of the British Prison System. Extraordinarily, this is what happened to George J. Walker. Neither a hero, nor master criminal, George J. Walker is just a normal person who has led a remarkable life. Follow his authentic, revealing journey as he comes of age, joins the British Army, then ends up with the challenge of surviving the Victorian built prisons of England. An inordinate true story primarily set in the nineteen eighties!